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Gladstone set for Bishop Foley showdown

ESCANABA — It’s no secret Gladstone is the underdog when it faces defending state champion Madison Heights Bishop Foley Friday in a Division 3 state semifinal game at Michigan State University. But it’s also the position the Braves want when the spotlight shifts to their Final Four ...

Nagy tied for 6th place

ACME — White Lake amateur Jake Kneen had just one bad swing. The rest were very good in his 5-under 67 that powered him into the lead through three rounds of the 101st Michigan Open Championship being played on the Bear course at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. “A lot of things were ...

Prep schedule: Thursday-Friday

Today’s game Softball State semifinal Division 2 At East Lansing (MSU) Escanaba vs. Eaton Rapids, 5:30 Friday’s game Baseball State semifinal Division 3 At East Lansing (MSU) Gladstone vs. Madison Heights Bishop Foley, 2:30

Eight Braves earn all-regional honors

GLADSTONE — Eight Gladstone girls earned Division 3 all-regional and all-district softball honors for their recent post-season achievements. They include Taylor Trudeau, Kaitlyn Hardwick, Taylor Hunter, Maddie Kowalski, Sydney Herioux, Lexi Winling, Natalie Hansen and Hannah Sharon. Also ...

Esky hoops camp

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Boys Basketball Camp is scheduled for next week Monday through Thursday at Escanaba Upper Elementary. The camp, which costs $35, emphasizes fundamentals and includes a T-shirt. The camp is under the direction of Escanaba varsity head coach Tracy Hudson and jayvee ...

Nahma scramble

NAHMA — The 31st annual Nahma Golf Club 3 man scramble tournament had 32 teams competing in four divisions and flight winners overall champions were: championship flight, Servant, Lewis, Grandchamp. First flight, C. Depuydt, Couillard, Brisco. Second flight, Marks, Marks, Boyd. Third flight, ...

Terrace Bluff men

GLADSTONE — Dave Fassbender and Jeremy Nastoff shot 38 and Rudy Papaik hit 39 in the Terrace Bluff Men’s League Wednesday.

Highland GC men

HYDE — Mike Brayak shot a 72 to lead the way in the Highland Golf Course men’s league. Brayak was followed by Jeff Lampi and Mark Ray 73, Jim Peltier 75, Doug Motto and Dennis Dittrich 76, Brian Sheeneman and Pete Hirn 77 and Dave Hosking 78.

ECC men’s golf

ESCANABA — Brian Robinette fired a 3-under-par 33 in the Escanaba Country Club Men’s Nine-hole League Wednesday. He was followed by Jordan LeMire and Bucky Hartwig 36, Steve Scott and Dave Harris 37, James Smith, Tyler Delvaux, Jake Wiles, Matt Smith, Jake Berlinski and Dave Kositzky 38 ...

GGC women

GLADSTONE — Lisa Lacasse shot 39 to lead the way in the Ladies League at Gladstone Golf Club. She was followed by Denise Wilson and Karen McCorkle 40, Marsha Skellenger 41, Sara Lustick 42, Pam Caron 44, Cheryl Dykes and Patty Valiquette 45, Connie Rian and Rosie Spindler 46, Ellen Swanson ...

Terrace women

GLADSTONE — Amy Stupak shot a 46 to lead the Terrace Bluff women’s league this week. She was followed by Caron Salo 47, Betty Fleury 48 and Theresa LaFleur, Julie Mayville, Fay Bopp, Sharon Wallace, Patti Delveaux and Juanita Selin 49.

Talented field set for UPSHF All-Star Classic

MARQUETTE — The goal of the U.P. All-Star Classic basketball game is to raise funds for scholarships for Upper Peninsula high school athletes. Saturday two of the most recent scholarship recipients will be on hand to personally say thank you when they participate in the 33rd annual Classic ...

Esky routs Swan Valley, faces Eaton Rapids next

MOUNT PLEASANT — Escanaba’s Jamie Segorski really likes the view these days from the third-base coaching box. He’s been watching his softball team light up scoreboards, with homers and plenty of runs in the state tournament. The Esky offense sizzled again Tuesday as the Eskymos blasted ...

Braves top Panthers, Bishop Foley on deck

PETOSKEY — Call him confident or crazy, but Carson Shea wanted to be Gladstone’s pitcher in Tuesday’s quarterfinal baseball game against Standish-Sterling. Shea helped save the day for the Braves, who topped the Panthers 3-2 at Petoskey High School. “I just wanted the ball in my ...

Final Four at Michigan State

SOFTBALL SEMIFINALS Division 2 Thursday: Dearborn Divine Child vs. South Haven, 3 p.m.; Escanaba (29-3) vs. Eaton Rapids (32-4), 5:30 p.m. Saturday: Championship, 12:30 p.m. Notable: Tickets for the semifinals and finals cost $8 and are good for all baseball and softball games each day. ...

Tigers lose Cabrera for season

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers lost much more than a game Tuesday night. Miguel Cabrera ruptured his left biceps tendon in the third inning of a 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins and will have season-ending surgery later this week. “This is obviously a very sad day for Miggy and for the ...

Duo leads Brewers past Cubs

MILWAUKEE — Lorenzo Cain and Travis Shaw helped Milwaukee’s offense break through against the Chicago Cubs, and Chase Anderson did the rest. Anderson pitched seven innings of one-hit ball to capitalize on a heads-up rundown escape by Cain and a pair of two-run doubles by Shaw, and the ...

Irish Oaks ladies

Gladstone — Monday night’s scores from the Ladies Golf League at Irish Oaks with Karen Corkle and Debbie Peterson both shooting the low score 42. They were followed by Sally Erkkila and Rose Spindler 47 and Kay Pinar and Robin Schwartz 48, Joyce Beach, Lynn Bisson, Amanda Norkoli 49.

Carney hoops

CARNEY — Scores from the Carney Summer basketball league. Bark River 100, North Dickinson 76. High scorers for Bark River were Jason Kirschner 27, Trevor Greiner 24. High scorers for North Dickson were Matt Braette 32, Quintin Ackerman 20. Juice Promotions 92, Polly’s Shooters 68. High ...